all my own work by ann

A blog about the things that i am sewing

One week, One pattern – as it happened!

Let’s start with the aftermath! A load of hand-washed skirts drying on the line. Pattern choice: Butterick 5466, a selection of straight skirts. I have 9 in total. The other … Continue reading

September 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

One week, One pattern 2016

For the first time I am going to join in the challenge. I think that the timing will work out OK for trying to wear the same pattern at some … Continue reading

August 25, 2016 · 2 Comments

Daisy – Afternoon blouse

This is my third version of Jennifer Lauren’s Afternoon blouse – the daisy version! The others are here and here. The beige one is very wearable, but the blue satin … Continue reading

August 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Simple Sew Chelsea Blouse – shirring

As a free pattern with Love Sewing magazine, this pattern is good value, but I would not want to pay £10 for it. I’m afraid that yet again I was … Continue reading

August 7, 2016 · 2 Comments

Serendipity Studios Claire Cami Maxi

I really enjoyed making this dress using Serendipity Studios Claire Cami pattern. After making a knit maxi using McCalls pattern, and not liking the result at all, I decided to … Continue reading

August 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Short sleeved Bronte top

This is a short sleeved version of Jennifer Lauren’s Bronte top. Its the second time I’ve made this pattern, but I threw away the first one. Making a toile for … Continue reading

July 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Elephants don’t travel well

  In my opinion, they don’t, except that this year they seem to be travelling OK…… I have thought for some years that certain ‘bo-ho’ garments purchased abroad, just don’t … Continue reading

July 9, 2016 · Leave a comment